THE DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT IN Montana
MAKE AN IMPACT FOR DEMOCRACY
Democracy starts with each of us—and together, we can make a major impact when we speak up for what’s right. We know the ultimate power in a democracy is the people. We are powerful, fearless, ordinary Americans working together to build a democracy that works for us all.
Take action! Join in the democracy work of the organizations below:
- ACLU of Montana
- League of Women Voters of Montana
- Montana Public Interest Research Group (MontPIRG)
- Montana Women Vote
- NAACP Montana
LEARN MORE ABOUT NEW VOTING AND ELECTION BILLS IN MONTANA
An online database created by the Brennan Center has all the most recent information on restrictive and expansive voting bills that are being proposed or have passed in your state. Make sure to stay up-to-date!
VISIT A ‘ONE-STOP-SHOP’ FOR ELECTION INFO: VOTE411.ORG FOR MONTANA
VOTE411 is a “one-stop-shop” for election information created by League of Women Voters. Get your Personalized Voting Information to find your polling place, see what’s on your ballot, check your voter registration, learn ID requirements, and much more!
VOLUNTEER AT THE POLLS IN MONTANA
An online portal developed by the Fair Elections Center to share state by state information on poll worker requirements and applications for each state.
LEARN WHERE THE POLITICAL MONEY COMES FROM IN MONTANA
A searchable database by Open Secrets with profiles showing you who’s making the big political contributions in your state, as well as where the money’s coming from.
LEARN HOW DEMOCRACY REFORMS BECOME LAW IN MONTANA
Twenty-six states, including Montana & DC, allow citizen-led ballot initiatives and have a process for citizens to get measures on the ballot to be voted on to become law. This means that a group of citizens may place a measure on the ballot through gathering signatures, and, in some states, getting legislative approval once the set number of signatures is reached. LEARN MORE!
Montana DEMOCRACY REFORM AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL IS POSSIBLE TOO!
Learn more about the Freedom to Vote Act.
Montana's Legislative Districting Process Needs You
Let Montana’s Districting and Apportionment Commission know what is most important to you in dividing the state into legislative districts! Go to their website, look at the maps that have been submitted for comment, and get your comments and suggested maps to the Commission.
GUARD YOUR OWN VOTE!
The right to vote and have our voices heard is fundamental to our democracy. Our democracy is stronger when every eligible American participates, confident that when they cast a vote that it will be counted as cast. Make sure you are registered to vote and know where your polling place is located!
Groups Try to Block Montana Laws They Say Hurt Native Voters
Organizations that participate in get-out-the-vote efforts on Montana’s Native American reservations are asking a judge to temporarily block two laws they say are an effort to disenfranchise Native voters.